private equity

Digital real estate firm Opendoor announced Tuesday that it will become a publicly traded company through a reverse merger with a blank-check company.
JPMorgan is about to offer its trading clients a new service that matches buyers and sellers in the booming market for privately traded equities. Is this a new frontier or a return to the Wild West?
Kansas City Southern stock is now close to an all-time high, but that may be due to reports of private equity buyout interest rather than that just the massive stock market recovery since March.
Whether it's a bull or a bear market is still up for debate, with the economy still in a recession. What is not up for debate is whether the investing community cares what Warren Buffett is saying...
The stock market doesn’t seem to care what day of the week that rumors turn into stock moves, but Fridays are often a very ripe time for good old-fashioned buyout rumors. The market lingo has...
Online marketplace eBay is reportedly near an agreement to shed its classified ad business. The expected buyer is Norway's Adevinta, Europe's largest online classified ad seller.
Walmart has confirmed that it the company will restart discussions with potential buyers for its U.K. Asda grocery chain.
If people have to eat and drink whether there is a COVID-19 pandemic or not, Instacart has what may be a perfect business model. This has become the top online grocery play out there for same-day...
Speculators love chasing tales from the rumor mill. After all, buyouts and mergers can translate to quick profits. They can also translate to big losses. The rumor mill from Tuesday included big...
Chesapeake stock has jumped, even after a private equity firm dumped its stake. Can rising crude oil prices save the company from bankruptcy?
It would be easy to interpret a SPAC IPO during a recession as some form of speculation gone wild. There is another side of that view that should also be considered.
Asset manager Blackstone Group reported earnings Thursday morning that were slightly below the consensus estimate. The company also reported a strong cash position as it navigates the COVID-19...
Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has filed suit to nullify its agreement to acquire a controlling stake in the Victoria's Secret brand from L Brands.
Investors love following the moves and advice of Warren Buffett. Now you can see exactly why he bought millions of shares in Kroger, and why he may buy more or why he may want to acquire the whole...
Energy pipeline operator Tallgrass Energy Partners has agreed to be acquired by affiliates of Blackstone for about $4 billion in cash.